We are talking about the third suspicious case of Naxos
Chickenpox and not smallpox of monkeys is finally the suspicious case from Naxos, according to a newer information.
This is a 30-year-old man from Britain who was located in Naxos. He was airlifted to Attikon Hospital after showing symptoms. The epidemiological report from EODY is also expected during the day.
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Everything we need to know
Elias Mosialos recently appeared reassuring about the monkey pox.
The professor of Health Policy of the LSE School of Economics and Political Science in a post on Facebook noted that “the risk to the general population remains minimal and there is no need for panic or overreaction.”
He wrote in detail:
“It seems that there is a case of smallpox in our country as well.
But let me remind you here 6 points to remember:
- Since the beginning of the year we have 1400 possible cases of smallpox in Africa and 66 deaths. We now have about 1000 cases outside Africa
- All cases outside Africa are mild and we have not had any deaths so far.
- Transmission of monkey pox is very difficult and only after very close contact with the infected or prolonged contact with objects used by the infected.
- There are medicines and vaccines, including the smallpox vaccine, which is effective against smallpox.
- We also know that older adults, who have had the smallpox vaccine in the past, are also quite protected against monkeypox.
- “The risk to the general population remains minimal and there is no need to panic or overreact.”